Al-Rifaie on BBC

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AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Indo-European Research Network in Logic

I E R T N i L

 I E R T N i L
    Indo-European Research
    Training Network in Logic

   The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (Chennai, India), the Fakultaet fuer 
Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften of the Universitaet Hamburg 
(Hamburg, Germany) and the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation of the 
Universiteit van Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) have started a research 
training network in logic with the name IERTNiL.

   IERTNiL will fund visits of Indian students and researchers in Europe and 
visits of European students and researchers in India, as well as workshops 
coorganized by Indian and European researchers. The funds of IERTNiL are modest 
(about 3000 EUR = 2.5 lakh INR per deadline) and are open to all researchers in 
logic from India and Europe independent of their affiliations. We expect to 
fund three to six applications with amounts between 500 and 1500 EUR.

   In the first round of applications, a research visit of Dr Soma Dutta 
(Chennai) to Austria and Poland and a research visit of Dr Fabien Schnag to 
Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai were funded. The network's second 
deadline for applications is

       Tuesday, 1 April 2014.

We are accepting applications for Research Visits, Training Visits, Training 
Courses and Workshops. For more details on the application process, please 
check our website at

Steering Committee: Mohua Banerjee (Kanpur, India), Benedikt Loewe (Hamburg, 
Germany & Amsterdam, The Netherlands), R. Ramanujam (Chennai, India), and 
Rineke Verbrugge (Groningen, The Netherlands).